All posts tagged Manchester

Working Classes and Clinking Glasses
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July 13, 2012, 4 Comments

On one side of the River Irwell, the People’s History Museum is hosting an exhibition on the Temperance movement. On the other, the empty beer kegs are stacked up on […]

Going Dry

Going Dry – An Insider’s Guide

February 22, 2012, No comments

Grace Fletcher-Hackwood shares her tips for going dry, from anticipating your own excuses to the problem of the Risotto Exception - whatever that is.

Dry January: Halfway There (Image: DC Sterne)

Dry January: Halfway There

January 17, 2012, No comments

(Guest post by Grace Fletcher-Hackwood) On Day 2 of Dry January, a group of us descended on one of my favourite bars in Manchester's Northern Quarter ...

Dry January (image: malko)

Dry January: The Calm Before the Drought

December 31, 2011, 1 Comment

(Guest post by Grace Fletcher-Hackwood) I'd say my drinking habits are about average for someone from my age and background. In other words: inconsist ...

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    The Scary Sights of Halloween
    November 1, 2011, No comments

    Zombies stumble through the streets… ghoulish-looking creatures stagger about mumbling unintelligibly… other vaguely-human creatures drip blood and adopt threatening postures. Saturday nights in English cities can get quite interesting. ...